Thousands of years before urban planning, motor vehicles or even the wheel. Our first roads were spontaneously formed by humans and animals walking the same paths over and over to get water and find food. As small groups of people Continue reading A little history of how roads we use today came to be
First a bit of history; Pottery makers in the 15th and 16th century England would take advantage of the ruts that wagon and coach wheels gouged into roads. Anxious for a cheap source of raw materials for making clay pots. Continue reading Everyone’s favorite subject when it comes to roadway maintenance, potholes!
The appearance of a parking lot can be enhanced by proper line striping. The color and the type of paint chosen have much to do with the look. Typically the striping is done in white or yellow and the handicap Continue reading What type of Line striping paint should I use on my parking lot?
The use of additives is beneficial both to the contractor and the customer. When using additives properly the actual cost of the sealer will go up but the advantages will make it worth while. There are many additives for coal Continue reading Additives in Sealcoating
By adding some bright color and textured surface, we can help cyclists be safer for riding with vehicular traffic! These bike paths will help keep our active cyclists more visible. Inquire on our website, call us today for more information or Continue reading Spruce up the way Bike paths look and keep cyclists safer!
Taking the cheapest price is not always a good idea when choosing your pavement maintenance contractor. If service and quality are not important and your budget is a major factor then get 3 bids and choose the lowest bidder. By Continue reading Choosing a Contractor that’s best for you
If you’ve been shopping for tennis shoes lately, then you know – there are tons of options out there. Often you see players wearing running shoes to play tennis instead of actual tennis shoes. If you’re one of those players Continue reading Is it important to wear court shoes while playing tennis?
Junior tennis refers to tennis games where the participants are aged 18 and under. Eligibility to compete is not based on age, but year of birth: as a result, some players must move out of juniors soon after their 18th birthday, while others Continue reading Junior Tennis
There are so many games that children play on the school playground or at the Neighborhood park, many of which have been played for generations and some that are new for this generation of youngsters. Kids love playing, whether it’s at recess, Continue reading Importance of Playground & Schoolyard Games
Greta way to fix wide cracks! Our crew did this job in Hopkinton, MA
What are the dimensions of a tennis court? The playing area of a tennis court measures 60’ x 120’ which is the sanctioned size of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the American Sports Builders Association (ASBA). The total site size required for Continue reading General Tennis Court Frequently Asked Questions
Why 10 and Under Tennis? Under Ten tennis was developed so kids could enjoy the game of tennis. This is similar in the games of basketball with adjustable backboards. In both instances the game can actually be played by Continue reading Why Under 10 Tennis
We are constantly asked about how to clean the tennis court. Keeping your tennis court playable is not really a hard task. There are some simple things you can do to keep your court well maintained and doing so will Continue reading Cleaning your Tennis Court
If you have noticed ugly brown sports or streaks on your parking lot or within your parking lines, you are not alone. This unsightly occurrence is happening more and more. It is not only found on asphalt parking lots, but Continue reading Do you have ugly brown spots or streaks on your parking lot or line striping?
In New England white stains, dots or lines are often noticed on freshly sealed parking lots. These stains were probably there before the sealcoating was done but did not stand out on the oxidized pavement (Oxidized pavement is gray in Continue reading White Stains in Parking Lots
Since we live in New England, the weather is most certainly unpredictable. We have lucked out thus far with the amount of snow we have received. Hopefully it will hold off and warm up for a nice early spring. We Continue reading Now is the time to fix your cracked asphalt, sinking catch basin or manhole cover!
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When it comes to playing tennis most people forget the basics. This is a very simple explanation of the court to get started. This will also help you learn the language of tennis. In total the playing area of a Continue reading Back to the basics: Tennis slang
Curbing in your parking lot can play many rolls. Curbing can be used to establish the edge of the pavement so that vehicles stay on the asphalt. It is also used to direct water flow toward catch basins (storm drains). Continue reading Asphalt Berm and Curbing
Pavement Repair Using Hot Applied Mastic Patch (HAMP) – An Alternative to Traditional Crack Sealants and Cut & Patch with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). Does your parking lot look like this? Does your budget look like this? How can Continue reading Mastic Patching